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Blackpool 4* Open
16th February 2018
The circuit moves to Blackpool this weekend as our players take on England's best at the seaside resort.
Evan O'Connor, Louie Evans, Elis O'Connor, Lara Whitton, Lauren Stacey, Grace Clement, Rashad Al-Dahiri, Abhishek Bathula, Jacob Young, Yameen Al-Dahiri and Beth Richards are all in action.
U13 and cadet singles (which ncludes band 1 and band 2) is on Saturday with all Junior events happening on Sunday.
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Pic (Rashad Al-Dahiri, Yameen Al-Dahiri & Abhishek Bathula)
ITTF Czech Open
15th February 2018
Anna Hursey lost out in her U18 group at the Czech Open in the closest of margins. Losing her first match vs Russian Malinina 3/2 (after gaining a 2/0 lead) she bounced back to defeat Popescu of Romania 3/0. This meant all 4 girls held the same countback score going into the final match where Anna lost a close 1/3 match vs the eventual group winner Strazar of Slovenia.
In doubles action Anna partnered with Serbian Turkonje and they beat oppoents from Poland 3/2 (Last 64) before losing to Indian opponents in the Last 32, 3/1.
It's onto the Cadets for Anna as she is seeded 11th so will not have to qualify and will go into the knockout rounds
Pic (Anna Hursey)
Welsh Primary Schools Championships
13th February 2018
With 32 teams participating in the 2018 National Primary Schools Team competition, the chase for top spot was always going to to be tough. Brynawel made it as Sasha Lewis and Jordan Price combined to take Team Gold. Upper Rhymney A secured Silver with Llangan beating Plasyfelin A into Bronze place.
A full list is below
2018 National Championships
7th February 2018
The National Championships entry form has been released. The event, which is being played at Sport Wales National Centre on 3rd and 4th March 2018, will find the Champions of the country once again.
Please note the closing date of 16th Feb...
Pic (Charlotte Carey)
7th February 2018
Congratulations to Eastern Vally A (Division 1) and Eastern Valley C (Division 2) on winning their respective division at the Team Championships of Wales which concluded last weekend.
Lee Thomas (Div 1) and Mark Edmunds (Div 2) topped the respective divisions in the player averages.
Full tables and results below
West of Scotland Open
6th February 2018
Beth Roberts and Dean Cundy partnered up to claim the mixed doubles at the West of Scotland Open in Glasgow last weekend. Beth unfortunately lost in the women's singles final to Rebecca Plaistow to take runners up spot.
Dean Cundy lost in the Q-Finals of the singles with Pouyan Javanmard losing out in the Last 16. Kate Roberts also lost in the Q-Finals of the singles and the Semis of the doubles with Beth.
(Pic Beth Roberts)
Newport U13, Cadet & Junior Open
5th February 2018
Benedict Watson and Anna Hursey won the Junior title respectively at the Newport Open, which took place at the Cities Velodrome.
Benect beat top seed Yameen Al-Dahiri in the final 3/1 after sweeping aside all other opponents on the way to the title. He will be a force at the National Championships in a months time. Anna beat Lara Whitton in both the Junior and cadet girls finals. It wasnt all plain sailing for the 11 year old Commonwealth sensation as she had to navigate through a loss to lara at the group stages before getting revenge in the final. Lauren Stacey impressed with some good wins herself.
Joseph Roberts beat top seed Ben Allen in the cadet boys final. There are a few players hoping to steal the title in Cardiff at the Nationals shortly. Louie Evans and Jac O'Duffy made the Semis.
It was an Ael y Bryn double in the U13 categories as Evan Williams and Ruby Elliott took the trophies back to the Valleys in their respective finals.
Congratulations to all the winners, Runners Up and other players for a top competition all day. Ranking points will be updated shortly.
Top Pic (Benedict Watson & Yameen Al-Dahiri) Bottom Pic (Lara Whitton & Anna Hursey)
5th February 2018
Congratulations to Benedict Watson (Open event), Piotr (U9s), Toby Harwood (U11s), Jayden Meadows (U13s) and Evan Williams (U15s) were are successful in their categories last weekend at the Cardiff Draon held at Cardiff City Community TTC.
25th January 2018
Congratulations to Charlotte Carey, Chloe Thomas and Anna Hursey who will join Josh Stacey on the plane with Team Wales to the Australia in April. The competition which takes place in the Gold Coast from the 5-15th of April will give Wales the best opportunity to win medals over the other side of the World.
Stephen Jenkins will accompany the team to Australia as Head Coach with Mike Workman of Squash Wales managing the team along with his Squash players which are also fighting for the top prizes.